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Aug 6, 2009 9:00am EDT
commitment come up. >> this is not the america i knew. i don't want it going his way. this administration is nuts. enough is enough. >> democrats want to win virginia to show that obama and the agenda is still popular. republicans want to win virginia in order to show they are on the rebound and on the comeback trail. >> the republican leading deeds. we will see whether the president's appearance tonight changes the poll numbers. what we know is president obama's approval rating in virginia is on the decline according to one poll by public policy polling. it comes as mr. obama is set to campaign today with deeds. with me now is democratic commentator vick hamber and we have reynard jackson with us also. the numbers are mr. obama's popularity is only at 42% in the commonwealth. this is a state he carried in 2008. so what is happening, vick. >> people are coming home to their normal party. it is six months later. we have economic problems. all the problems haven't been solved in the six months he's been president so i think it is a natural. if you look at the polling numbers where mr. bush
Aug 11, 2009 9:00am EDT
anger is coming from gop con servetives an around the country. sarah palin two days ago the america she loves the one of her parents and her down syndrome babies will have to stand in front of obama's death panels she calls so they can decide the treatment. such a system is down right evil. over overnight she said we must stick to the issue and not get sidetracked by tactics that cube accused of leading to harassment or intimidation. this is the letter of anger but he is drawing back. why a change in her tone and what about other leaders in the opposition party and con servetives. >> she probably drew back because it was a republican plan that was brought forward. the democrats decided to adopt it and move in. it was a group of physician and advisers who were going to advise, an outside, independent and it wasn't the idea that the democrats -- she probably got the memo that was their idea. >> i want to add she also pulled back because somebody convinced her what she said was ridiculous and not particularly helpful to the larger debate. the reality health care is the single issue of our
Aug 13, 2009 9:00am EDT
of the independent insurance agent and brokers of america. we also have democratic commentator vick camber with us. thanks for joining us. i'd like to start off on some point of agreement. are we in agreement that something is wrong with health care in america and we need some sort of answer solution. >> yes. >> yes. >> all right. so what's wrong with what is going on right now? what is wrong with the problems. people call it socialism, naziism. the president has death panels that will determine who lives and dies, elderly, disabled will be euthanized, where's the truth in this? >> the information is what is, on both sides, is what is i think directing part of the anger and frustration and lack of information. the polling, whether it is democracy in action or disruption of democracy it is both. it is both. i believe it is democracy. you have the right to speak out, and a congressman and senator are no better than you and me. they work for you and me and i have every right to speak and argue with them. on the other hand, i think it is wrong and disrespectful to not to allow you and you to have an o
Aug 27, 2009 9:00am EDT
relationship with black america. how are you remembering that in the newspaper? >> we went to our archives to determine how to cover ted kennedy in terms of various civil rights legislation and there is everything from the voter rights act of ' 64. several that followed on the disabilities act and so forth. housing and so forth. >> each time we could find he was prominent that that effort, introduced the bill or promoted it strongly. he made a speech, first major speech on the senate floor in ' 64 in support of the support of the civil rights act. so mrs. francis murphy, former publisher of the -- owner of the afro is deceased. >> have you heard from readers as to their memories of the senator. what his legacy means to them. >> the calls have been coming in from folks locally and nationally in terms of their memory and particular things he did that had an impact on themselves or their family and their commune and so forth. so the minimum i have strong. the legacy is there. and this guy was a lion in the civil rights arena besides a lion in the senate itself. he did so many things if they a
Aug 10, 2009 9:00am EDT
.c. wolf trap takes you there wednesday, august 19th. when the world premier of face of america, glacier national park takes place. with me is the wolf trap ceo, terry jones. great to have you back. >> glacier national park is the fifth installment face of america series. you are giving us a different perspective on something we think we know. how do you do that. >> it is wolf trap's way to look at national parks through the performing arts. so we actually take artists, dancers, choreographers, musicians in to the park and we film in high definition a new work they create that specifically communicating the feeling of the park. it is cool and beautiful up there. they do that. of course we bring that back to the stage at wolf trap and put it on 60-foot screen and bring live performers. so we have the dancers, musicians and screen and you can literally take the trip to glacier national park. >> why did you it this was so important for all of us to take a trip to national parks. >> i first thought of the idea and then i have a great staff that excouthed and put this together. i think the na
Aug 17, 2009 9:00am EDT
as an acronym represents defining theme and education, knowledge-based economies like america and degrees and higher education. so it is exciting and educational. sophisticated but sexy and stylish if you will. >> how long did it take to put it together and have what we have here. >> this five pound history book, 360 pages going full circle on 27 chapters a through z took about a year, almost a year and a half in terms of the planning an policy implementation. the research and fact finding and working with leading organizations to help to find what success stories should be, in fact, put in the book. >> reporter: there are other best ofs. i saw egypt, abu dob by, dubai. can we expect these in other areas. >> each state in every u.s. city will be on the list of books and e-bobs that will be interactive on-line e-books so we have the opposite of a newspaper and magazine. however, at the i am time, this could be a great supplement to about annual supplement to a daily newspaper, capturing the best features of the year kind of a corporate gift. while at the same time we have an on-line busine
Aug 26, 2009 9:00am EDT
, it is a sad day and a sad day for all of america. people of my generation, andrea, grew up with senator kennedy, watching senator kennedy, admiring senator kennedy, overcoming the trials and tribulations in the kennedy family and what happened to his brothers and becoming giants in american politics and i think he will go down in history as one of the greatest senators to serve in u.s. history. >> i don't know if you were able to hear but ms. baldridge said one of things that make him so great is the ability to reach across the aisle and many have been talking about his presence being missed on the hill as health care reform debate has been so contentious. >> you are right. even though he was passionate about his particular perspective in accomplishing what he wanted to do, he had the abilitity to reach out and force those compromises that were necessary. even this year. you can see legislation that he was responsible for putting together from the serve america act that opened up new opportunities for americans to serve their country to expanding the children's health insurance plan, so
Aug 3, 2009 9:00am EDT
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Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
that northwesterly track and recurbing away from north america. it is probably going to clip atlantic canada when you think of sunday in to monday morning. and again the ramifications locally for area beaches will be rough surf as we think about the weekend escape forecast. i know you want to see the seven day. here you go. have at it. my pick of the weekend is sunday. by then lower humidity, slightly lower temperatures. we will keep that gem of a weather forecast in to next week. it will be gorgeous here next monday and tuesday. back to you. >>> we have been hearing rumors for mondays now about a new face in the race for prince georges county executive. gentlemen, good to have you with us. it will be obvious why politics and sports are together in this segment but let's turn to the politics. mr. dean are you in the race for prince georges county executive. >> yes, i have declared to run for county executive for prince georges county. as you know we are term limited. i'm coming off the council in 2010. i have developed and gained a tremendous amount of experience in order to guide the county forward.
Aug 24, 2009 9:00am EDT
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